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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By woodnthings8
Anytime you disconnect an electrical part, the...

Anytime you disconnect an electrical part, the manual will say to disconnect the battery. If the ignition is off you will be okay. The battery power is still available at the connectors. They are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,478
Posted By woodnthings8
Here is a thread for you. ...

Here is a thread for you.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=850578
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By woodnthings8
I bought it from Rocky Mountain European online...

I bought it from Rocky Mountain European online for under $100
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By woodnthings8
Sweet ride! I would love to set mine at that...

Sweet ride! I would love to set mine at that stance.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By woodnthings8
May not be related, but my car started off with...

May not be related, but my car started off with no cranking, but would when the door opened. I found the IVM had corrosion on the board. I have a post post this board for it.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By woodnthings8
I do have a brand new Bosch alternator in my shop...

I do have a brand new Bosch alternator in my shop for the car. I ordered it before I found the IVM issue. It was my next step and was ordered while I was traveling with no time to troubleshoot....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By woodnthings8
IVM Replacement / Troubleshooting

Hey there! I thought I would put up a post on some issues I was troubleshooting to hopefully help others out for what I found.

I have had my '08 650i for about 4 months and love it! I did start...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By woodnthings8
I just replaced my battery in my '08 650. I went...

I just replaced my battery in my '08 650. I went to O'rielly's and got this one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,181
Posted By woodnthings8
I just put them on my 335i. I had Michelin Pilot...

I just put them on my 335i. I had Michelin Pilot Sport's on it when I bought the car. The Michelin's were about 40-50% tread life. After driving it with the DWS on it, they are much quieter and also...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-16-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By woodnthings8
Try going to Realoem.com (http://www.realoem.com)...

Try going to Realoem.com (http://www.realoem.com) and look up the P/N for what you need, then search the part number on Google.

Here is an example for your airbox...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By woodnthings8
Looks like a cool app to have. Pretty easy to use...

Looks like a cool app to have. Pretty easy to use too.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By woodnthings8
Here is another option RMEuropean...

Here is another option RMEuropean (http://www.rmeuropean.com/Part-Number/Wheel-Center-Cap-for-Style-5-Cross-Spoke-Wheel-__36131182271_GEN_E095124A.aspx) which are also OEM, a few bucks more.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-09-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,310
Posted By woodnthings8
No matter what vehicle you are working on, it...

No matter what vehicle you are working on, it takes a few hours of run time to get all the air out of the system after a flush and fill. I have done this on several different vehicles including both...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,377
Posted By woodnthings8
I went to a few different shops. I removed the...

I went to a few different shops. I removed the transmission and took it in on my own. I found many shops that gave me a line of BS saying the BMW had special requirements and they would need to do a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By woodnthings8
Pelicanparts.com (http://pelicanparts.com/) or...

Pelicanparts.com (http://pelicanparts.com/) or RMEuropean.com (http://www.rmeuropean.com/) both offer great prices that are a little cheaper than BAVAUTO IMO. Also pretty quick shipping at affordable...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,377
Posted By woodnthings8
A drain and fill with a new filter will most...

A drain and fill with a new filter will most likely be your best plan. The issues Goosefoot33 is talking about comes into play when you have full flush of the fluid. IMO fluid should be changed every...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By woodnthings8
Gates has been around for years. Probably the...

Gates has been around for years. Probably the largest hose and belt manufacture out there. Not sure about your question 100%, but all things have a "life service" time. Belts and hoses are one of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By woodnthings8
Or get a new handle for $15.00 from...

Or get a new handle for $15.00 from PelicanParts.com...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,808
Posted By woodnthings8
Just be careful in the PDF version. There are...

Just be careful in the PDF version. There are many things missing in that version online. I have the printed version too, and there are complete chapters not in the PDF one. Still very helpful though.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By woodnthings8
The lock actuator is probably weak, or jamming on...

The lock actuator is probably weak, or jamming on something. If you take the door panel off you can look, but my guess would be a weak actuator.

Yes you can replace the fuses with a typical BUSS...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-09-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By woodnthings8
Could be a couple things. One thing to do is make...

Could be a couple things. One thing to do is make sure the contacts for the bulb socket are not corroded. Also only use the Sylvania bulbs, The cheaper ones with the brass bases don't seem to work as...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-08-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By woodnthings8
The harness on the left hinge is more than likely...

The harness on the left hinge is more than likely the culprit. Had to fix it on the 94 for the same thing.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-08-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By woodnthings8
The switch is a double pole switch. I have had...

The switch is a double pole switch. I have had the same issue on both of my E34's. When you apply pressure one set of contacts open while the other closes. What happens like mentioned above is one...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By woodnthings8
There were some '96 model E34's but only...

There were some '96 model E34's but only delivered in Europe. I suppose one of them could have been shipped to the US (military people often ship vehicles back). I have a 11/95 built E-34. It is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-11-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,775
Posted By woodnthings8
Now that is a wagon I could drive! Very clean..

Now that is a wagon I could drive! Very clean..
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